I.P. F.12/19/09Try their Kobe beef mini burgers
339 University Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Joya has been transformed in to a two-story plush, velvet-appointed playground. You better be dressed to the nines because without a dinner reservation, there’s a slim to none chance of getting in to these place filled with hot, beautiful socialites looking to eat good food and have a good time. If you are looking for a night filled with delicious cuisine, good-looking people, and delicious drinks; you must make your way to Joya and have this once in a lifetime experience.
Eats & Drinks
Executive Chef Fabrice Roux, a native of Laon, France, began his culinary career in Paris at landmarks such as Three Star Michelin Hotel Crillon, Fauchon and Two Star Michelin Gourmad Prunier. In the United States, Roux worked alongside Chef Denis Soriano at the Grand Cafe, San Francisco, and Chef Jean Joho at the Eiffel Tower Restaurant, Las Vegas. Chef Roux now applies both his classical technique and his culinary creativity in the service of contemporary Spanish and Latin American cuisine.
The modern, comfortable design of JOYA was created by Shopworks. The Shopworks design portfolio includes W Hotels in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle and San Diego, as well as multiple projects for the Plumpjack Group and Randy Gerber. Although Joya is a hotspot for socialites, the staff and ambiance of this place will make you feel comfortable and relaxed; ready to enjoy your night with no stress or worry.
Tristan 8/13/11if you're looking for a quick meetup with friends / colleagues, check out the happy hour and sit towards the back room on the left side. Good lounge area
Aditya V.10/10/09You gotta Try the Sangira. Just amazing for a pitch its $26, which isnt bad at all!!!
Rich W.10/25/09Great setting, and tables that look out on University enjoyable for hanging out and seeing who's walking around. Sangria was irritatingly weak - no buzz after 3 pitchers ... but the food was quite g
Ashley S.4/11/11guac + new world chips and ahi tuna tartare are excellent. also a big fan of their wine list